On 2015-09-09, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Blenders due to a potential laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2014 for about $400.
About 200 units are involved in this De'Longhi America blenders recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 2nd recall of products in the Blenders, Mixers & Juicers category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The lower blade can break during use, posing a laceration hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled blender is the Kenwood Blend-X PRO, BLM800. The glass jar has a glass handle and a black plastic lid and sits on a grey power unit with a motor and user control panel. On the front lower portion of the base is the Kenwood logo on a silver plate. On the bottom of the blender's base, the rating label of recalled units has Type BLM80 and a date code ranging from 14X01 to 15X22 ("X" being any letter) stamped on the label.
This product was also recalled in Canada. Health Canada's press release is available at http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2015/54914r-eng.php
These items were sold new+ at Bloomingdales, Classic Cook, Frontgate, Good 4u Products, Kitchen Appliances, Kitchen Couture, Kitchen Window, Kitchens With Jazz, Las Cosas Cooking, Le Petite, M & K, Main Street Kitchens, Rolling Pin-Neeve, Ralph's Thyme In The Kitchen, The Cooking Depot, The Cupboard, The Kitchen Clique and online at Bllomingdales.com and frontgate.com from August 2014 through July 2015 for approximately $400.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the blender and contact Kenwood to arrange for a free replacement blade assembly kit to be mailed to their homes.
Kenwood toll-free at 866-367-4561 anytime or online at www.kenwoodworld.com, click on United States and then "Recall Information" for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
No reports of incidents or injuries.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.